2 Big Topics

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Longtime podcasters and friends Parris and Chris bring two big topics to the conversation for your consideration.

Episodios

  • Episode 21: Avengers: Infinity War  Cobra Kai

    Episode 21: Avengers: Infinity War & Cobra Kai

    23/05/2018 Duración: 58min

    Of course there's going to be lots of discussion about Infinity War. Do we have to give spoiler warnings for a movie that will make $2 billion worldwide? We also get into Cobra Kai, Deadpool 2, Good Girls, and have a brief therapy session about difficult choices in life. Avengers: Infinity War (Spoilers) (18:00) Cobra Kai (44:00) Additional Reading Gamertag Radio (Twitch) Remember When - Infinity War discussion (FilmTangent) Cobra Kai (YouTube) Deadpool 2 (Rotten Tomatoes) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences you’d like us to read, send them to 2bigtopics@gmail.com. You can find us elsewhere on the Internet too! 2bigtopics.tumblr.com @2BigTopics facebook.com/2bigtopics

  • Episode 20: Building a House  Black Panther

    Episode 20: Building a House & Black Panther

    06/03/2018 Duración: 58min

    It's been a minute. Sorry about that. Chris is building a house, and judging by the Instagram photos, it's almost complete. And there's lots and lots and lots to say about Black Panther. Wakanda Forever. Building a House (8:30) Black Panther (35:30) Additional Reading Gamertag Radio (Twitch) Chris' House (Instagram) Remember When Returns! (Instagram) Black Panther (Box Office Mojo) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences you’d like us to read, send them to 2bigtopics@gmail.com. You can find us elsewhere on the Internet too! 2bigtopics.tumblr.com @2BigTopics facebook.com/2bigtopics

  • Episode 19: Game of Thrones  Bungie

    Episode 19: Game of Thrones & Bungie

    02/09/2017 Duración: 51min

    After Chris accept's Parris' letter of resignation from his role as a podcaster, it's time to talk about the latest season of Game of Thrones and what has us most excited for the final episodes. And, Parris crossed off a bucket list item with his visit to Bungie - who would have thought Destiny 2 would be so highly anticipated? Game of Thrones (Spoilers) (9:55) Bungie (27:00) Additional Reading GamertagRadio (Twitch) Talk the Thrones (Twitter) Parris Visits Bungie (Instagram) Houston Food Bank (Houston Food Bank) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences you’d like us to read, send them to 2bigtopics@gmail.com. You can find us elsewhere on the Internet too! 2bigtopics.tumblr.com @2BigTopics facebook.com/2bigtopics

  • Episode 18: Master of None  Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Episode 18: Master of None & Spider-Man: Homecoming

    03/08/2017 Duración: 56min

    GamertagRadio became Twitch Partners last month and Chris is still doing the open house shuffle. But once we get past the pleasantries, it's time to talk about the state of Netflix, focusing on Master of None, House of Cards, and the recent trailers for The Defenders and Stranger Things 2. Finally, we celebrate Marvel giving us the Spider-Man we all deserve in Spider-Man: Homecoming. GamertagRadio & Twitch (0:00) The State of Netflix, Master of None (Spoilers), House of Cards (Spoilers) (20:00) Spider-Man: Homecoming (46:00) Additional Reading GamertagRadio (Twitch) Master of None - The Thanksgiving Episode (YouTube) Stranger Things 2 - Comic Con Trailer (YouTube) Spider-Man: Homecoming (Rotten Tomatoes) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences you’d like us to read, send them to 2bigtopics@gmail.com. You can find us elsewhere on the Internet too! 2bigtopics.tumblr.com @2BigTopics facebook.com/2bigtopics

  • Episode 17: Wonder Woman  E3 2017

    Episode 17: Wonder Woman & E3 2017

    30/06/2017 Duración: 55min

    After a lengthy therapy session focused on Transformers: The Last Knight, Chris and Parris share their thoughts on Wonder Woman and what this movie means for the future of the DC Cinematic Universe. Rounding out their discussion, Parris shares some stories from his experience at E3 2017 and how he has progressed his video production skills in the last few months. Transformers: The Last Knight (Spoilers. I guess) Wonder Woman (15:00) E3 2017, Video Production (31:00) Additional Reading Transformers: The Last Knight (Rotten Tomatoes) Wonder Woman (Rotten Tomatoes) Wonder Woman reigns supreme as the DCEU’s highest-earning US film (The Verge) Parris' YouTube Channel (YouTube) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences you’d like us to read, send them to 2bigtopics@gmail.com. You can find us elsewhere on the Internet too! 2bigtopics.tumblr.com @2BigTopics facebook.com/2bigtopics

  • Episode 16: Social Anxiety  Jury Duty

    Episode 16: Social Anxiety & Jury Duty

    26/05/2017 Duración: 51min

    Destiny 2 has been revealed to the world! Along with a general discussion about Parris' time covering the event for Gamertag Radio, we discuss how he's working to overcome his social anxiety those types of situations. Chris, on the other hand, had jury duty, and talks about how he's more encouraged by the judicial process as a result of his experience. Oh, and Parris bought a Nintendo Switch. Destiny 2 Reveal, Social Anxiety - 3:00 Jury Duty - 32:30 Additional Reading Episode 661 - Destiny 2 Gameplay Reveal Event Coverage (Gamertag Radio) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences you’d like us to read, send them to 2bigtopics@gmail.com. You can find us elsewhere on the Internet too! 2bigtopics.tumblr.com @2BigTopics facebook.com/2bigtopics

  • Episode 15: Returning Home  The Fate of the Furious

    Episode 15: Returning Home & The Fate of the Furious

    28/04/2017 Duración: 55min

    Despite the spectacular surprise appearance, Parris's trip home to Florida took some unexpected turns. On a similar note of "family", Chris leads some spoiler-free praise for The Fate of the Furious. But first we start with a big question: how are parents approaching the tough topics presented by 13 Reasons Why?. NFL Draft, 13 Reasons Why, Destiny's Community Parris Returns Home - 18:30 The Fate of the Furious - 37:30 Additional Reading NFL Draft: Day 1 (Bleacher Report) '13 Reasons Why' proves we need to radically change the way we depict suicide (Mashable) Destiny (Destiny) The Fate of the Furious (BoxOfficeMojo) The Fate of the Furious (Rotten Tomatoes) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences you’d like us to read, send them to 2bigtopics@gmail.com. You can find us elsewhere on the Internet too! 2bigtopics.tumblr.com @2BigTopics facebook.com/2bigtopics

  • Episode 14: Marvels Iron Fist  Logan

    Episode 14: Marvel's Iron Fist & Logan

    31/03/2017 Duración: 58min

    After the Justice League trailer, but before the Spider-Man Homecoming trailer, there's a lot to consider about the summer movie schedule. But all that really matters is how we feel about Marvel's Iron Fist and the build up to The Defenders on Netflix, and how much we enjoyed Logan in all its brutality and soul. Justice League's First Official Trailer Marvel's Iron Fist - 14:30 Logan - 34:00 Additional Reading Justice League: Official Trailer 1 (YouTube) Nerds Who Wait (Nerds Who Wait) Marvel's Iron Fist (The A.V. Club) ‘Logan,’ ‘Deadpool’ and Why the World Is Ready for an R-Rated X-Men Film (Variety) The Evolution of Wolverine In TV & Film (1982-2017) (YouTube) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences you’d like us to read, send them to 2bigtopics@gmail.com. You can find us elsewhere on the Internet too! 2bigtopics.tumblr.com @2BigTopics facebook.com/2bigtopics

  • Episode 13: This Is Us  John Wick 2

    Episode 13: This Is Us & John Wick 2

    24/02/2017 Duración: 54min

    For an appetizer, Chris started a new podcast and Gamertag Radio is slowly experimenting with video content. This month's main course features the Parris' emotional journey watching 'This Is Us', and Chris' love for the Gun-Fu of John Wick 2. Video on Gamertag Radio, Mark All That Apply This Is Us - 16:00 John Wick 2 - 39:00 Additional Reading Sneak Peak: This Is Us (YouTube) This Is Us Series Premiere Recap (Vulture) Review: John Wick (Movies With Mikey) The Matrix Reloaded - Chateau Fight (YouTube) The Raid 2 Action Sequences (YouTube) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences you’d like us to read, send them to 2bigtopics@gmail.com. You can find us elsewhere on the Internet too! 2bigtopics.tumblr.com @2BigTopics facebook.com/2bigtopics

  • Episode 12: Voltron: Legendary Defender  Black-ish

    Episode 12: Voltron: Legendary Defender & Black-ish

    27/01/2017 Duración: 55min

    Parris believes in Netflix's revival of Voltron: Legendary Defender and Chris has been impressed with the way Black-ish tackles series topics. But first, more drones and a brief report from the Women's March. More drones, and the Women's March - 00:00:00 Voltron: Defenders of the Universe - 00:16:00 Black-ish - 00:39:00 Additional Reading Beast King GoLion (Wikipedia) GoLion (Crunchyroll) [Black-ish - Being Bow-racial] 3 (A.V. Club) [Black-ish - LEMONS] 4 (A.V. Club) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences you’d like us to read, send them to 2bigtopics@gmail.com. You can find us elsewhere on the Internet too! 2bigtopics.tumblr.com @2BigTopics facebook.com/2bigtopics

  • Episode 11: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story  Podcast Recommendations

    Episode 11: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story & Podcast Recommendations

    31/12/2016 Duración: 01h06min

    After we celebrate Parris' 20 year wedding anniversary, we share our thoughts on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and recommend some of our favorite podcasts from this year. You know, something positive to try to balance out how 2016 has ended. Happy Holidays! Drones and Marriage - 00:00:00 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Spoilers...I guess?) - 00:17:45 Our Favorite Podcasts - 00:43:50 Additional Reading The Vertical (Yahoo! Sports) Talk Nerdy Podcast (Talk Nerdy) [My Brother, My Brother, and Me] 3 (Maximum Fun) [Monster Factory] 4 (YouTube) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences you’d like us to read, send them to 2bigtopics@gmail.com. You can find us elsewhere on the Internet too! 2bigtopics.tumblr.com @2BigTopics facebook.com/2bigtopics

  • Episode 10: 2016 Presidential Election  Westworld

    Episode 10: 2016 Presidential Election & Westworld

    30/11/2016 Duración: 01h55s

    Parris has returned from his trip to Paris. Magnifique! Then it's time to discuss life before, during, and after the 2016 Presidential election. Finally, we share some spoiler-free thoughts on the highs and lows of the first season of Westworld. Parris in Paris - 00:00:00 2016 Presidential Election - 00:08:15 Westworld - 00:44:30 (No Spoilers!) Additional Reading Keeping It 1600 (The Ringer) Dan Rather on Facebook (Facebook) [/r/Westworld] 3 (Reddit) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences you’d like us to read, send them to 2bigtopics@gmail.com. You can find us elsewhere on the Internet too! 2bigtopics.tumblr.com @2BigTopics facebook.com/2bigtopics

  • Episode 9: 13th  Luke Cage

    Episode 9: 13th & Luke Cage

    28/10/2016 Duración: 01h05min

    After we discuss Parris' YouTube ambitions, we dig in on a couple of noteworthy Netflix releases. First, we discuss why watching '13th' was particularly challenging. Then we lighten the mood and celebrate the brilliance and blackness of 'Luke Cage'. Sweet Christmas! YouTube and Creative Ambitions - 00:00:00 Netflix's '13th' - 00:13:20 Marvel's Luke Cage - 00:32:00 (Spoilers) Additional Reading Incarceration gap widens between whites and blacks (Pew Research Center) Tracking State Prison Growth in 50 States (Prison Policy Initiative) [What to Read After Watching 'Marvel's Luke Cage'] 3 (NYT Watching) 'Luke Cage' is the blackest thing Marvel has ever done (Washington Post) 'Luke Cage' is the blackest show on TV, and I am totally here for it. (UpWorthy) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences you’d like us to read, send them to 2bigtopics@gmail.com. You can find us elsewhere on the Internet too! 2bigtopics.tumblr.com @2BigTopics facebook.com/2big

  • Episode 8: NFL Fandom  MotoGP

    Episode 8: NFL Fandom & MotoGP

    11/10/2016 Duración: 59min

    With the NFL season in full swing, Parris reflects on the highs and lows of football fandom. Chris thinks other sports can learn from MotoGP's online presentation. But first, let's talk about the importance of network security. Network Security 101 - 00:00 NFL Fandom - 13:20 MotoGP - 30:30 Additional Reading Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL) Here's what we know about football, concussions, and the brain (Vox) [MotoGP Video Pass] 3 (MotoGP) MotoGP Rewind: Italian GP (YouTube) Alt+F1 (GiantBomb) Formula E: London ePrix 2016 Highlights (YouTube) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences you’d like us to read, send them to 2bigtopics@gmail.com. You can find us elsewhere on the Internet too! 2bigtopics.tumblr.com @2BigTopics facebook.com/2bigtopics

  • Episode 7: RuPauls Drag Race  Stranger Things

    Episode 7: RuPaul's Drag Race & Stranger Things

    12/08/2016 Duración: 01h05min

    Chris got a tattoo, and Parris isn't watching the Olympics, let's talk about that! But more importantly, listen to Chris pitch RuPaul's Drag Race to Parris as a gateway into empathy and advocacy. And, if you haven't watched Netflix's Stranger Things yet, we'll do our best to convince you it's worth your time - because it's great, and you should watch it. The Olympics, Suicide Squad - 00:00 RuPaul's Drag Race - 17:30 Stranger Things - 34:00 Additional Reading RuPaul's Drag Race (Wikipedia) RuPaul's Drag Race - Season 4, Episode 10 (Hulu) [RuPaul's Drag Race - Season 5, Episode 10] 3 (Hulu) References to 70-80's movies in Stranger Things (Vimeo) Stranger Things: Netflix's hit 80's thriller (Vox) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences you’d like us to read, send them to 2bigtopics@gmail.com. You can find us elsewhere on the Internet too! 2bigtopics.tumblr.com @2BigTopics facebook.com/2bigtopics

  • Episode 6: Game of Thrones  OJ Simpson: Made in America

    Episode 6: Game of Thrones & OJ Simpson: Made in America

    15/07/2016 Duración: 59min

    Chris and Parris discuss the impact and future of Game of Thrones now that the television show is ahead of the books, and spend some time revisiting the OJ Simpson saga after watching the ESPN 30 for 30 documentary. But first, a few words about the NBA Finals, Any Given Wednesday, and pro-level Monopoly strategies. Monopoly, NBA, Bill Simmons (again) (00:00) Game of Thrones (Spoilers ahead)(16:15) OJ Simpson: Made in America (31:15) Additional Reading Game of Thrones season 6 was good TV that shows why the series will never be great (Vox) [The Winds of Winter] 2 (Wikipedia) OJ Simpson: Made in America (ESPN) NBA Stars call on athletes to promote change (ESPN) The Great British Baking Show (PBS) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences you’d like us to read, send them to 2bigtopics@gmail.com. You can find us elsewhere on the Internet too! 2bigtopics.tumblr.com @2BigTopics facebook.com/2bigtopics

  • Episode 5: Basketball is Awesome  Social Media Perceptions

    Episode 5: Basketball is Awesome & Social Media Perceptions

    10/06/2016 Duración: 01h03min

    After our monthly check-in with Bill Simmons and a quick chat about the debut of The Ringer, Parris goes in on the NBA and the bright future the game has to look forward to thanks, in part, to the success of the Golden State Warriors, and Chris reflects on changes in how social media is used and perceived. But really, we just want to talk about how awesome Steph Curry is. The Ringer Launches! (00:00) Basketball is Awesome (12:00) Social Media Perspectives and Perceptions (47:40) Additional Reading The Ringer (The Ringer) [30 for 30: This Magic Moment] 2 (ESPN) E60 Longshot: Stephen Curry (ESPN via YouTube) Steph Curry is so good that he's broken 'NBA 2K' (SB Nation) The Demographics of Social Media Users (Pew Research Center) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences you’d like us to read, send them to 2bigtopics@gmail.com. You can find us elsewhere on the Internet too! 2bigtopics.tumblr.com @2BigTopics facebook.com/2bigtopics

  • Episode 4: Captain America: Civil War  Batman v Superman

    Episode 4: Captain America: Civil War & Batman v Superman

    11/05/2016 Duración: 01h11min

    After we remember Prince, it's time for a deep dive into Captain America: Civil War, the plot (with lots of spoilers), our favorite moments, impressions of the new Spider-Man and the debut of Black Panther, and what this movie means for the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Finally, we revisit our perspective on the upcoming Justice League and expanding DC Cinematic Universe. Lots of super heroes this time around - suit up! Remembering Prince - 00:00 Captain America: Civil War (Spoilers, lots of them) - 08:25 Batman v Superman (Spoilers here, too) 56:15 Additional Reading Captain America: Civil War (Box Office Mojo) [Captain America: CIvil War] 2 (Rotten Tomatoes) 'Civil War' Writers on Introducing Spider-Man, Black Panther (Q&A) (Hollywood Reporter) How the 'Captain America: Civil War' Airport Battle Was Filmed and Why It's a Prelude to 'Avengers: Infinity War' (Hollywood Reporter) As Marvel continues to steamroll, what's happening inside Warner Bros.’ DC movie universe (Los Angeles Times) Movi

  • Episode 3: Wearable Envy, Diet and Exercise

    Episode 3: Wearable Envy, Diet and Exercise

    01/04/2016 Duración: 01h19min

    Chris has a serious case of wearable envy. Parris shares his five year (and counting) weight loss and fitness journey. But first, a therapy session involving two grown men who wear capes. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Spoilers) - 2:00 Chris' wearable envy - 31:00 Parris' diet and exercise journey - 49:10 Additional Reading Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Box Office Mojo) [Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice] 2 (Rotten Tomatoes) 'Batman v Superman' Sets Record With Worst Friday-Sunday Drop For A Superhero Pic (Forbes) Nerds Who Wait - Episode 49: Batman v Superman. Oh. Dear. (Nerds Who Wait) Half in the Bag: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Red Letter Media) About Quantified Self (Quantified Self) Microsoft Band 2 (Amazon) [Tidepool] 8 (Tidepool) [Workouts - BodySpace] 9 (Bodybuilding) [You Lose! Podcast] 10 (iTunes) [Parris on Instagram] 11 (Instagram) [The Rock on Instagram] 12 (Instagram) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences yo

  • Episode 2: O.J. Simpson, The Ringer

    Episode 2: O.J. Simpson, The Ringer

    05/03/2016 Duración: 56min

    Parris is watching "American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J. Simpson" (9:00). Chris is fascinated by the potential of Bill Simmons' "The Ringer" (34:00). But really, let's just talk about "Fuller House". What ever happened to predictability? Additional Reading Netflix's Fuller House was just renewed for a second season (The Verge) [American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J. Simpson] 2 (FX) The Kardashians Reportedly Had an Issue with This People vs. O.J. Simpson Scene (Vanity Fair) A documentary about O.J. Simpson is being called the greatest thing ESPN has ever done (Business Insider) 30 for 30: June 17th, 1994 (IMBD) The Ringer (The Ringer) Exclusive with editor of Bill Simmons’s The Ringer (Sports Illustrated) If you have any feedback, questions, comments, insights, opinions, or other cleverly worded sentences you’d like us to read, send them to 2bigtopics@gmail.com. You can find us elsewhere on the Internet too! 2bigtopics.tumblr.com @2BigTopics facebook.com/2bigtopics

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